Storage

Apotop AP-U2 USB Flash Drive Now Available In North America

Apotop has announced that the AP-U2 USB flash drive is now available in North America. Due to its small size and slim profile, the AP-U2 is best for expanding the storage capacities of SSD equipped ultra-slim notebooks that face limited storage capacities such as the MacBook Air. http://youtu.be/yLnJTjsRNqw The AP-U2 adds much needed storage space to your MacBook Air or other notebook …

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LSI Nytro Server-Side Flash Technology Enhances IBM System & Server Performance

LSI Corporation announced that IBM is now offering new versions of its High IOPS Modular Adapters family based on LSI Nytro WarpDrive technology. The new models join IBM’s growing stable of PCIe Flash cards and are designed to be used with the IBM System x server series to help clients speed Big Data analytics. LSI Nytro WarpDrive adapters provide ultra-low-latency, high-performance storage for data-intensive applications …

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BIWIN Focusing On Industrial SSD Market, Showcasing I5201 And M5205 Series SSDs At Japan IT Week 2013

Japan IT Week is Japan’s largest IT trade show featuring a huge selection of technology and information systems solutions. BIWIN, specializing in the manufacturing of flash storage products including solid state drives, USB flash disks and flash memory cards, will be showing commercial and industrial grade SSD products at their booth number there: West 9-24 during the dates of May …

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Tegile Systems Partners With Promark Technology To Extend Reach Across North America

Tegile Systems today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Promark Technology, one of the premier value-added distributors (VADs) in the United States, to make its Zebi line of hybrid storage arrays available to a broad range of solution providers throughout North America as an extension of the company’s presence in the channel. Promark’s emphasis on data storage …

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Crucial M500 480GB SSD Review – A New Benchmark For Incredible Affordability And Performance

Crucial M500 480GB SSD

The SSD market has seen such staggering growth since its inception; it is almost mind-boggling to keep up with the new drives and companies entering the fray every year. Some do well, while others quickly exit out, hence, we are left with those companies that have proven their reliability in positively sustaining consumer SSD technology, architecture, and hardware. Crucial is …

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QNAP Introduces New Budget Friendly Turbo TS-420U And TS-421U Rackmount NAS Units

qnap ts421u

QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced its new budget friendly Turbo NAS lineup TS-421U and TS-420U rackmount models for the workgroups and entry-level SMBs with fast-growing needs of economical network storage. The TS-421U features with Marvell CPU 2.0 GHz, and the TS-420U features with Marvell CPU 1.6 GHz. Both models operate with 1GB DDR3 RAM, and provide sustained high performance for daily …

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HGST’s New 10nm Nanoimprinting Process Will Double HDD Data Density

HGST, the former Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (now owned by Western Digital), is developing nanolithography processes that will allow the doubling of hard disk drive (HDD) data storage density in future disk drives.  HGST Labs is announcing the combination of two innovative nanotechnologies — self-assembling molecules and nanoimprinting — to be able to create large groups of dense patterns of …

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Micron Introduces Smallest 128-GB NAND Flash Device — 20nm With TLC Density

Micron Technology has announced the introduction of the industry’s smallest 128GB NAND flash memory device.  This new NAND flash module utilizes Micron’s award-winning 20nm architecture with triple-level cells (TLC), which are able to store three bits of information per cell.  This creates a highly compact storage solution, targeted at cost-competitive removable storage applications such as flash cards and USB drives. …

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Intel Cache Acceleration Software Announced For Intel SSD Data Center Family

Intel Corporation today announced its Intel Cache Acceleration Software (CAS) for Windows and Linux that prioritizes application performance, providing solid-state drive (SSD) levels of speed without migration costs, and built-in data integrity for Intel’s SSD data center family of products. The Linux version of the software will be generally available within 30 days as an enterprise subscription and open source …

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Experts At Skyera Say Integrated Flash Solutions Provide Advantages, Highlight Skyhawk

Vertically integrated flash solutions provide distinct technological and cost benefits to customers over SSD or flash appliances that utilize third-party software in an attempt to incorporate service components, such as de-duplication and compression, into their product offerings say experts at Skyera Inc. Included in the stack of components of an SSD or flash system are the NAND memory itself, the …

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